Goat horns are getting to be a major problem! Can I clip them myself?

oliviad51

Songster
10 Years
Jul 23, 2009
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2
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North Carolina
Our male goat had his horns debudded when he was a kid but they still grew. At first I didn't think it would be a problem but they have gotten bigger and bigger and now they have curled around and are going into his eyes! I was wondering if I could clip his horns myself or would it be better to take him to a vet?

He is now about 2 years old. He is a nigeran dwarf goat so his horns are terribly long but they are pretty strong&thick. If anyone could help, please do so. Thanks in advance:)
 

shadowpaints

Songster
10 Years
Jun 20, 2009
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8
181
Rigby, Idaho
DO NOT cut them yourself. the horns have a LOT of blood in them and he could quickly bleed to death! take him to a vet . they may only be able to trim them...
 

egg_tastic

Chirping
8 Years
Mar 28, 2011
106
1
91
NC Foothills
I used to raise a herd of ADGA Nubians and Saanens. Take him to the vet. They should be able to file them down so they aren't harming the goat.
 

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